August 17, 2022

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

US seeks more funding to help North Korean defectors, other refugees in Asia

US seeks more funding to help North Korean defectors, other refugees in Asia

State Department seeks budget increase after earmarking millions for projects that support ‘sustainable reforms’ in DPRK

US seeks more funding to help North Korean defectors, other refugees in Asia
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer July 12, 2022
12 North Korean fishermen sentenced for attacking Russian coast guard

12 North Korean fishermen sentenced for attacking Russian coast guard

Russian court gives prison terms to two for deadly 2019 incident over illegal fishing, while releasing rest

12 North Korean fishermen sentenced for attacking Russian coast guard
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer July 12, 2022
Ex-marine who raided North Korean Embassy asks US court to stop his extradition

Ex-marine who raided North Korean Embassy asks US court to stop his extradition

Christopher Ahn’s attorneys say government treating him as ‘sacrificial lamb’ for US foreign policy

Ex-marine who raided North Korean Embassy asks US court to stop his extradition
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell July 11, 2022
North Korean ‘provocations’ only lead to its isolation: Seoul’s foreign minister

North Korean ‘provocations’ only lead to its isolation: Seoul’s foreign minister

Park Jin says South Korea should compel Pyongyang to denuclearize through both sanctions and dialogue

North Korean ‘provocations’ only lead to its isolation: Seoul’s foreign minister
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim July 11, 2022
Seoul condemns North Korea for using ROK company’s assets without permission

Seoul condemns North Korea for using ROK company’s assets without permission

Unification ministry says DPRK appeared to operate South Korean bus in Kaesong, after removing assets earlier this year

Seoul condemns North Korea for using ROK company’s assets without permission
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim July 11, 2022
US reiterates importance of security cooperation with South Korea, Japan

US reiterates importance of security cooperation with South Korea, Japan

North Korea’s ‘destabilizing’ ballistic missile launches require enhanced trilateral coordination, US official says

US reiterates importance of security cooperation with South Korea, Japan
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 11, 2022
North Korea test-fires multiple rocket launchers near west coast, Seoul says

North Korea test-fires multiple rocket launchers near west coast, Seoul says

Launches could be a part of DPRK's summer military training that usually kicks off in July, expert tells NK News

North Korea test-fires multiple rocket launchers near west coast, Seoul says
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 10, 2022
Shinzo Abe, key advocate for resolution of abduction issue, dead at 67

Shinzo Abe, key advocate for resolution of abduction issue, dead at 67

Japan’s longest-serving prime minister dies after being shot in the late Friday morning

Shinzo Abe, key advocate for resolution of abduction issue, dead at 67
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 8, 2022
North Korea likely acquired ship that sailed from Busan to Nampho: Investigation
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North Korea likely acquired ship that sailed from Busan to Nampho: Investigation

Expert says vessel’s new flag and owner suggest DPRK leveraged companies and foreign nationals to evade sanctions

North Korea likely acquired ship that sailed from Busan to Nampho: Investigation
41% of North Koreans face malnourishment during pandemic: Report

41% of North Koreans face malnourishment during pandemic: Report

UN agencies say DPRK among the countries with highest rates of hunger as aid slows to a trickle

41% of North Koreans face malnourishment during pandemic: Report
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer July 8, 2022
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